Where Aston Villa, Man Utd and Newcastle United rank as stats unveil ‘dirtiest’ Premier League teams

The Premier League has seen a wave of bookings this season and some teams are frustrating the referees more than others with fouls aplenty.

It's been a full-blooded start to the Premier League this season and this week's international break gives clubs the chance to gather their thoughts before launching into action at the weekend.

Aston Villa, Wolves and their 19 top-flight rivals are having to adjust to new rules around bookings, time-wasting and fouls this season with bookings being handed out left, right and centre in the opening rounds of matches.

BirminghamWorld looks at which Premier League sides have been the 'dirtiest' so far this season by ranking each club by their fouls per game committed so far.

Check out the gallery below to see where Unai Emery's side rank against Newcastle United, Manchester United, Arsenal and more according to WhoScored.

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